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Millions of Americans will be glued to the television Sunday to watch the 52nd Super Bowl. Millions of Americans will not be watching for various reasons. Some are not interested in football. Some will have something else better to do. more
By KEN WAGNER An open letter to parents: The end of the school year is upon us and students across the state are looking forward to sleeping late, basking in the sunshine, and splashing into swimming pools. Another necessity on that list of summer more
By REP. AARON REGUNBERG Last April, Karen Baldwin lobbied the General Assembly about a new employment benefit law. There is nothing unusual about lobbyists-usually hired guns-in the State House. What was different was this time it was a direct support more
By SEN. JAMES C. SHEEHAN Several years ago, Rhode Island adopted a rigorous, innovative procedure to appoint its judges based on merit. This rigorous process is called the Judicial Nominating Process. The Judicial Nominating Commission was established more
By AYANA CRICHTON and JODI GRANT Not one penny. That's what President Trump included for after school programs in the budget his administration just proposed for Fiscal Year 2019. It's astonishing, given the enormous value of after school programs and more
By BOB GARDNER and TOM MEZZANOTTE They don't make the headlines, their names are not in the box scores and they don't make the all-star teams, but perhaps the most important individuals in high school sports are the contest officials. These individuals more
I am at a loss of words at the loss of 17 innocent souls taken from this world on Wednesday. While I may not find the right words to truly express how I feel, I am filled with emotion. Sadness. … more
By Bob HOUGHTALING America is a work in progress. Ever evolving, the country was built by Indigenous People, slaves, immigrants, religious seekers, those looking for fortune and the forcibly absorbed (Mexicans for example). We are an extremely unique more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY The Cranston City Council, after waffling over a request to the legislature to keep guns out of our schools, has decided it now has the answers to keeping our children safe. What a dramatic, political turn of events. First, the Cranston more
By DR. AL PUERINI As Chairman of the Board of Integra Community Care Network, an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) consisting of RI Primary Care Physicians Corporation (RIPCPC), Care New England and South County Health, we have been working closely more
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